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Frequently Asked Questions About dumb

How does the adjective dumb contrast with its synonyms?

Some common synonyms of dumb are crass, dense, dull, and stupid. While all these words mean "lacking in power to absorb ideas or impressions," dumb applies to an exasperating obtuseness or lack of comprehension.

too dumb to figure out what's going on

When would crass be a good substitute for dumb?

While in some cases nearly identical to dumb, crass suggests a grossness of mind precluding discrimination or delicacy.

a crass, materialistic people

Where would dense be a reasonable alternative to dumb?

The synonyms dense and dumb are sometimes interchangeable, but dense implies a thickheaded imperviousness to ideas.

too dense to take a hint

In what contexts can dull take the place of dumb?

Although the words dull and dumb have much in common, dull suggests a slow or sluggish mind such as results from disease, depression, or shock.

monotonous work that leaves the mind dull

When is stupid a more appropriate choice than dumb?

While the synonyms stupid and dumb are close in meaning, stupid implies a slow-witted or dazed state of mind that may be either congenital or temporary.

stupid students just keeping the seats warm

stupid with drink

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Pronunciation:

[ dˈʌm], [ dˈʌm], [ d_ˈʌ_m]
  • adj.

    all (adjective)aphonic (adjective)banal (adjective)
    • more cornball,
    • wishy-washy,
    • most zero,
    • tripest,
    • more pabulum,
    • wishywashy,
    • wishy washy,
    • more zero,
    • un-imaginative,
    • un imaginative,
    • most cornfed,
    • in sipid,
    • most pabulum,
    • more nothing,
    • stereo-typed,
    • insipid,
    • triper,
    • most noplace,
    • in-sipid,
    • most nothing,
    • un original,
    • un-original,
    • more cornfed,
    • more nowhere,
    • stocker,
    • more noplace,
    • most cornball,
    • everyday,
    • most nowhere,
    • stereo typed.
    blockheaded (adjective)brainless (adjective)dense (adjective)dim (adjective)dim-witted (adjective)dizzy (adjective)
    • vertiginous,
    • fainter,
    • weak in the knees,
    • Reeling,
    • slap-happy,
    • hazy,
    • staggering,
    • tipsy,
    • unsteady,
    • up set,
    • weak-kneed,
    • off balance,
    • weak knees,
    • blinded,
    • shaky.
    doltish (adjective)dopey (adjective)dull (adjective)dumb (adjective)dumbfounded (adjective)
    • more dismayed,
    • dis-mayed,
    • more buffaloed,
    • most amazed,
    • more floored,
    • more nonplused,
    • more bamboozled,
    • over-whelmed,
    • more amazed,
    • most agape,
    • most nonplused,
    • over whelmed,
    • sur prised,
    • over come,
    • most knocked,
    • most dismayed,
    • more licked,
    • dis mayed,
    • most flabbergasted,
    • sur-prised,
    • most astonished,
    • most buffaloed,
    • more knocked,
    • more flabbergasted,
    • most bamboozled,
    • most floored,
    • most licked,
    • more agape,
    • more astonished.
    empty (adjective)
    • dis honest,
    • trivial,
    • in-sincere,
    • insincere,
    • un-satisfactory,
    • in sincere,
    • in sincerest,
    • empty,
    • in effectual,
    • un-real,
    • in sincerer,
    • in-effectual,
    • un real,
    • in expressive,
    • de void,
    • dis-honest,
    • de-void,
    • in-sincerest,
    • un satisfactory,
    • un substantial,
    • meaningless,
    • in-expressive,
    • un-substantial,
    • in-sincerer.
    feeble-minded (adjective)feebleminded (adjective)
    • dullwitted,
    • more dull-witted,
    • soft in head,
    • most dull witted,
    • most dull-witted,
    • Dull-witted,
    • soft in the head,
    • half witted,
    • dull witted,
    • soft head,
    • more dull witted,
    • most dullwitted,
    • soft the head,
    • more dullwitted,
    • halfwitted.
    foolish (adjective)
    • foolish,
    • meat-headed,
    • crazy,
    • half-witted,
    • bone-headed,
    • asinine,
    • cretinous,
    • nonsensical,
    • absurd,
    • dotty,
    • inane,
    • loony,
    • knuckle-headed,
    • jackass,
    • crackpot,
    • chuckle-headed,
    • idiotic,
    • ignorant,
    • imbecilic,
    • lame-brained,
    • nitwit,
    • goofy,
    • blithering.
    half-baked (adjective)
    • in discreet,
    • in-discreet,
    • half baked,
    • illconceived,
    • most ill conceived,
    • most boneheaded,
    • un formed,
    • Sophomoric,
    • under developed,
    • most illconceived,
    • halfbaked,
    • more ill conceived,
    • most ill-conceived,
    • under-developed,
    • more ill-conceived,
    • ill conceived,
    • un-formed,
    • short sighted,
    • more illconceived,
    • more boneheaded.
    idiotic (adjective)inarticulate (adjective)incoherent (adjective)incommunicable (adjective)incommunicative (adjective)inobtrusive (adjective)insensate (adjective)moronic (adjective)oafish (adjective)obtuse (adjective)Other relevant words: (adjective)
    • boneheaded,
    • feebleminded,
    • unintelligent,
    • Anencephalous,
    • quiet,
    • anencephalic,
    • clueless,
    • birdbrained,
    • slow,
    • thick-skulled,
    • dumbfounded,
    • Imperceptive,
    • mentally deficient,
    • Thick-headed,
    • dopey,
    • nowhere,
    • vacuous,
    • slumberish,
    • cornfed,
    • cliched,
    • simpleminded,
    • airheaded,
    • aphonic,
    • untutored,
    • mentally slow,
    • inarticulate,
    • obtuse,
    • cornball,
    • voiceless,
    • not talkativ,
    • blockheaded,
    • emptyheaded,
    • silent,
    • matter of fact,
    • squirrelly,
    • blockish,
    • thickskulled,
    • doltish,
    • half-baked,
    • thick-witted,
    • dim,
    • unreasoning,
    • cool as cucumber,
    • noplace,
    • surd,
    • brainless,
    • dizzy,
    • moronic,
    • banal,
    • dim-witted,
    • dimwitted,
    • taken aback,
    • Mentally Handicapped,
    • loggerheaded,
    • lamebrained,
    • poorly planned,
    • stolid,
    • insensate,
    • unexcitable,
    • cloddish,
    • thick,
    • buffaloed,
    • dull,
    • blown away,
    • dense,
    • simple,
    • ill-conceived,
    • stupid,
    • ho hum,
    • Feeble-minded,
    • not intelligent,
    • dull as dishwater.
    quiet (adjective)silent (adjective)
    • still,
    • Nonvocal,
    • unheard,
    • Inconversable,
    • not talkative,
    • soundless,
    • noiseless,
    • closed up,
    • hushed,
    • Silentious,
    • struck dumb,
    • dummied up,
    • Husher,
    • inaudible,
    • Lulled,
    • iced.
    simple (adjective)simpleminded (adjective)
    • un tutored,
    • un worldlier,
    • un-schooled,
    • un studied,
    • un worldly,
    • uncomplicated,
    • un-studied,
    • un-complicated,
    • most untutored,
    • most clueless,
    • un-worldliest,
    • un-tutored,
    • un-worldly,
    • un complicated,
    • more clueless,
    • more untutored,
    • un schooled.
    slow (adjective)speechless (adjective)stolid (adjective)
    • in-different,
    • in-active,
    • in different,
    • stoic,
    • most unexcitable,
    • un-emotional,
    • most bovine,
    • un excitable,
    • un-excitable,
    • un emotional,
    • more unexcitable,
    • more bovine.
    stupid (adjective)
    • more loser,
    • thick headed,
    • most loser,
    • dummiest,
    • more thick-headed,
    • most thick-headed,
    • out lunch,
    • most thick headed,
    • more thick headed,
    • dummier.
    taciturn (adjective)thick-witted (adjective)tight-lipped (adjective)uncommunicable (adjective)unintelligent (adjective)vacuous (adjective)
    • more lamebrained,
    • un-reasoning,
    • most emptied,
    • more emptied,
    • most airheaded,
    • most unreasoning,
    • un reasoning,
    • most lamebrained,
    • more unreasoning,
    • more airheaded.
    voiceless (adjective)witless (adjective)zany (adjective)
  • n.

    dull (noun)
  • v.

    silence (verb)
    • holding one&#;s tongue,
    • tongue tying,
    • hushhushing,
    • tonguetying,
    • held one tongue,
    • hushing one mouth,
    • de-adens,
    • holding tongue,
    • hush ones mouth,
    • holds one tongue,
    • decreases volume,
    • tongueties,
    • over awe,
    • hushhush,
    • piped down,
    • softpedal,
    • decreases the volume,
    • holds tongue,
    • keeps it down,
    • hush mouth,
    • dummying up,
    • keeps down,
    • hushhushes,
    • hush one mouth,
    • held one&#;s tongue,
    • hushed one&#;s mouth,
    • hush hushing,
    • hushes ones mouth,
    • says nothing,
    • tongue ties,
    • decreasing volume,
    • held tongue,
    • hush hushed,
    • strook dumb,
    • hushes one mouth,
    • cooling it,
    • quiets down,
    • pipes down,
    • over awed,
    • hushes mouth,
    • hush-hushed,
    • hush hushes,
    • hushed one mouth,
    • hush-hushing,
    • hushing one&#;s mouth,
    • over-awed,
    • decreasing the volume,
    • clams up,
    • hushed ones mouth,
    • decreased volume,
    • over awes,
    • sub-dues,
    • sub dues,
    • said nothing,
    • de aden,
    • piping down,
    • quieting down,
    • de-aden,
    • hushing ones mouth,
    • over-awes,
    • held ones tongue,
    • over-awe,
    • sub due,
    • strikes dumb,
    • dummies up,
    • kept it down,
    • tongue-tying,
    • sits on,
    • cools it,
    • hushing mouth,
    • holding ones tongue,
    • striking dumb,
    • cooled it,
    • chokes off,
    • holds ones tongue,
    • sate on,
    • over awing,
    • hold one tongue,
    • decreased the volume,
    • keeping it down,
    • de adens,
    • hold ones tongue,
    • sub-due,
    • hush-hushes,
    • hush hush,
    • hushes one&#;s mouth,
    • over-awing,
    • tonguetie,
    • dries up,
    • tongue-ties,
    • keeping down,
    • hushed mouth,
    • hushhushed,
    • holds one&#;s tongue,
    • holding one tongue.
  • Other synonyms:

    • impaired,
    • paralysis,
    • handicap,
    • disabled,
    • disablement,
    • impairment,
    • wheelchair,
    • paralyzed,
    • learning disability,
    • blind,
    • quadriplegic,
    • Challenged,
    • special education,
    • disability,
    • the Paralympics,
    • paralytic,
    • ataxia,
    • learning-disabled,
    • handicapped,
    • special needs,
    • invalid,
    • impediment,
    • Physically Challenged,
    • lame,
    • Developmental Disability,
    • the Special Olympics,
    • paraplegic.
    brainless inarticulate Other relevant words: quieten silence
    • Overawing,
    • keep down,
    • hush one&#;s mouth,
    • dried up,
    • hold one&#;s tongue,
    • closes up,
    • cool it,
    • overawe,
    • keep it down,
    • tongue-tie,
    • dulls,
    • Dulling,
    • clamming up,
    • say nothing,
    • Clamming,
    • tongue tie,
    • dry up,
    • closing up,
    • quieted down,
    • close up,
    • choking off,
    • choked off,
    • overawed,
    • choke off,
    • Clammed,
    • saying nothing,
    • decrease volume,
    • sit on,
    • clam up,
    • sitting on,
    • hold tongue,
    • dummy up,
    • pipe down,
    • decrease the volume,
    • drying up,
    • overawes,
    • quiet down,
    • kept down,
    • dumbing,
    • dumbed,
    • dumbs.
    Other relevant words (noun):
    • exanimate,
    • insentient,
    • blockhead,
    • Unconversant,
    • deafmute,
    • set down,
    • muffled,
    • oafish,
    • lifeless,
    • coot,
    • knuckleheaded,
    • beef-brained,
    • unknowing,
    • moron,
    • dumbstruck,
    • suppress,
    • conquer,
    • Dumfounder,
    • aphasic,
    • tightlipped,
    • nonrational,
    • lumpish,
    • extinguish,
    • rhyme scheme,
    • snug,
    • let down,
    • booby,
    • petrify,
    • tacit,
    • headless,
    • zoophyte,
    • wrongheaded,
    • unsure,
    • bleak,
    • stupefy,
    • drake,
    • klutzy,
    • quell,
    • dorky,
    • creature,
    • Zooidal,
    • confused,
    • irrational,
    • dazed,
    • surprise,
    • futile,
    • infatuated,
    • take down,
    • confuse,
    • key,
    • unspoken,
    • Addle-pated,
    • dozy,
    • kooky,
    • nescient,
    • subhuman,
    • Duncish,
    • living thing,
    • unsharpened,
    • humble,
    • dunce,
    • strike,
    • woodenheaded,
    • pantomime,
    • Addle-brained,
    • subdue,
    • curt,
    • dupe,
    • barmy,
    • abase,
    • unconscious,
    • slake,
    • beastly,
    • mortify,
    • muted,
    • Ox-like,
    • fat,
    • city,
    • besotted,
    • insane,
    • dullard,
    • brutelike,
    • addled,
    • Chuckleheaded,
    • bird-brained,
    • purblind,
    • understood,
    • electrify,
    • lamebrain,
    • glance,
    • flaky,
    • uncommunicable,
    • mindless,
    • fascinate,
    • inexperienced,
    • Noddy,
    • cluck,
    • zoological,
    • dominic,
    • humiliate,
    • maudlin,
    • animalic,
    • vegetable,
    • non compos mentis,
    • thudding,
    • azoic,
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How to use dumb in a sentence

The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.

CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).

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They ain't noways dumb to each other, I notice; an' we air dumb aourselves when we air ketched with furriners.

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His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.

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WORDS RELATED TO DUMB

banal

adjectivecommonplace

dense

adjectiveslow, stupid

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stupid

Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.

dull(related)

Not intensely or keenly felt:

unintelligent

Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence

moronic

Exhibiting mild intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.

senseless

Deficient in sense; foolish or stupid.

dense

The definition of dense is people or things which are crowded together, something that is difficult to get through or someone who is slow to understand.

idiotic

Of, having the nature of, or characteristic of an idiot; very foolish or stupid

ignorant

The definition of ignorant is something or someone lacking in knowledge, or is stupid or rude.

inane

The definition of inane is someone or something that is dumb, pointless, silly or stupid.

obtuse

Slow to understand or perceive; dull or insensitive

inarticulate

Produced without the normal articulation of understandable speech

mute

(Linguistics) Not pronounced; silent, as the e in the word house.

dopey

Mentally slow or confused; lethargic or stupid

sharp(antonym)

Fierce or impetuous; violent:

abiotic

The definition of abiotic is an ecological term that is anything chemical or physical that lacks life.

tongue-tied

Speechless or inarticulate from amazement, embarrassment, etc.

asinine

The definition of asinine is to be silly, stupid or ridiculous.

smart(antonym)

Having or showing intelligence; bright.

intelligent(antonym)

The definition of intelligent is someone or something that is bright, informed or shows sound judgment.

dumbstruck

The definition of dumbstruck is someone who is speechless from shock.

ability(related)

bright(antonym)

Full of promise and hope; auspicious:

thick

Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:

words(related)

Lacking the power or faculty of speech

slow

Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:

at-a-loss-for-words

silent

Seldom speaking; saying little; not talkative

deaf-and-dumb

Being deaf and not knowing how to speak. Usually physically able to speak.

Synonym Study

  • Mute is applied to persons incapable of speech because of congenital deafness and not through absence or impairment of the speech organs
  • Speechless usually implies temporary or momentary deprivation of the ability to speak speechless with horror
  • Voiceless is applied to one who has no voice, either from birth or through deprivation the throat operation left him voiceless
  • Dumb implies a lack of the power of speech and is now more often applied to brute animals and inanimate objects than to persons with impaired speech organs a dumb beast

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idiotic

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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an idiot.

senselessly foolish or stupid: an idiotic remark.

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Also id·i·ot·i·cal .

Origin of idiotic

–15; <Late Latin idiōticus<Greek idiōtikós private, ignorant. See idiot, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM idiotic

id·i·ot·i·cal·ly,adverbid·i·ot·i·cal·ness,noun

Words nearby idiotic

idiosyncratic, idiot, idiot board, idiot box, idiot card, idiotic, idiotism, idiotize, idiot-proof, idiotropic, idiot savant

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Words related to idiotic

insane, foolhardy, crazy, dumb, silly, foolish, asinine, batty, daffy, daft, dull, fatuous, harebrained, imbecile, inane, lunatic, moronic, senseless, unintelligent, imbecilic

How to use idiotic in a sentence

  • It’s hard to blame the town for sidelining it, because Chowchilla was not just the site of the largest kidnapping for ransom in American history, but also of one of the most idiotic crimes ever visited upon the state of California.

    The ballad of the Chowchilla bus kidnapping|Kaleb Horton|July 23, |Vox

  • Many of the investors talk about how they have created systems to mitigate risk, to the point that Green writes, “Adopting systematic analytical procedures is the sixth strategy in our epic quest to be non-idiotic.”

    The not-so-surprising secrets of wealthy investors|Bethany McLean|May 14, |Washington Post

  • So I came to this realization that I’m going to continue to be in withdrawal every single time until I do something idiotic, because the withdrawal is awful.

    The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. )|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, |Freakonomics

  • Idiotic jests, usually laid upon the shoulders of "my little boy," or "my youngest girl."

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  • Idiotic indiscretion; that is how he defined his guilt to himself.

    An Outcast of the Islands|Joseph Conrad

  • Idiotic to expect it, when he knew Sir James had gone to Scotland for fishing.

    Far to Seek|Maud Diver

British Dictionary definitions for idiotic


adjective

of or resembling an idiot; foolish; senseless

Derived forms of idiotic

idiotically, adverbidioticalness, noun

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Frequently Asked Questions About stupid

How does the adjective stupid contrast with its synonyms?

Some common synonyms of stupid are crass, dense, dull, and dumb. While all these words mean "lacking in power to absorb ideas or impressions," stupid implies a slow-witted or dazed state of mind that may be either congenital or temporary.

stupid students just keeping the seats warm

stupid with drink

When is it sensible to use crass instead of stupid?

The words crass and stupid are synonyms, but do differ in nuance. Specifically, crass suggests a grossness of mind precluding discrimination or delicacy.

a crass, materialistic people

When can dense be used instead of stupid?

Although the words dense and stupid have much in common, dense implies a thickheaded imperviousness to ideas.

too dense to take a hint

When is dull a more appropriate choice than stupid?

While in some cases nearly identical to stupid, dull suggests a slow or sluggish mind such as results from disease, depression, or shock.

monotonous work that leaves the mind dull

In what contexts can dumb take the place of stupid?

In some situations, the words dumb and stupid are roughly equivalent. However, dumb applies to an exasperating obtuseness or lack of comprehension.

too dumb to figure out what's going on

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